EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – 2 people face charges of Chronic Neglect of a Child in Eau Claire County. 28-year-old Shanta Hill and 33-year-old Matthew Stanton, both of Eau Claire, are charged with 6 counts each; 3 counts of Chronic Neglect of a Child and 3 counts of Contributing to Truancy.
According to the criminal complaint, concerns were reported in July about the care and supervision of three of their children. At the time, their ages were six, five and four. The complaint says the children have special needs and are non-verbal. It’s believed the children were left alone unsupervised several times. There are also concerns about their nutrition and hygiene.
Both Hill and Stanton had court appearances yesterday and signed $50,000 Signature Bonds.